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Avery Anniversary Twenty One

Formerly brewed at Avery Brewing Company
Style: Black IPA
Boulder, Colorado USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 256   ABV: 8.53%
Imperial India-Style Brown Ale. TWENTY ONE is built on a foundation of dark specialty malts, framed by sturdy IBUs and crowned with a monumental dry hop addition of two of our favorites, Amarillo and Simcoe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1862) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Notes from Churchkey Avery Cellar event. Draft->snifter. Dark amber with lite tan head. Chocolate, tar, coffee grounds, with some floral and pine hops. Quite bitter finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (864) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Piney resin hop aroma with some floral and a Caramelized malt backing. Taste is malty with a bitter hop finish, but enough malt to balance very well. Nice dark Caramelized malt, very hoppy, very full flavored. Nice beer but feels very bold. Not sticky palate but a sipper for sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1562) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Not a black IPA, but a "brown" IPA. And it is that. Strong DIPA all the way around. Malty notes are more brown than black -- slightly milder. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9623) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle 650ml @ Hotel room, Fairfield Inn, Flushing, NY
Pours slightly hazy reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, cocoa, milk chocolate, orange and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long cocoa, milk chocolate, caramel and fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Very nice hoppy brown ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15370) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle, 22oz. A hazy, brown beer topped by a dense, light beige head of moderate size. The aroma is on the malty side, with piney, resiny hops and a lovely malty touch. Cocoa, as well as roasted malts, some dark sugar, toffee and a bready hint. The flavor has a nice bitterness to deal with the malty sweetness there is. In fact it’s quite dry, with a nice carbonation level. Full body. Roasted malts, bread, nuts, some brown sugar and chocolate in the flavor, with a piney touch as well. Lasting finish. Pretty wonderful this one, should be in the regular lineup I think. 150606

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1364) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle from Craft Beer Cellar in Columbia. A little underwhelming for Avery. A tasty medium-bodied brown rather than an IPA in my book.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (223) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2015
Aroma: caramel, alcohol, citrus, spruce, Appearance: dark amber, clear, tan foam, Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyReynolds (1055) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle shared by the soaking wet Chudwick. This is an odd one. I thought it was very similar to a barley wine. It is different fo sho.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2438) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bomber - I like bipa’s but this was off. The bitterness was too prominent. Odd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCaptMatey (184) - Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Poured a dark brown with a cream head. Aroma is pine hops with caramel, toasted, and chocolate malts. Flavor is toasted and chocolated malts with a nutty character, along with citrus and simcoe hop elements. Medium to full bodied with a medium carbonation and a bitter hoppy resinous mouthfeel amd a nutty malt finish.

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